|Other names:||broom-corn, black amber, chicken corn, shattercane, shatter cane, sorghum, broomcorn, milo|
|Flowers:||Large, loose panicle|
A coarse, upright plant somewhat resembling field corn. Leaves are 3 to 4 inches wide. Stems may be spotted with purple. Seedheads are dense and stiffly upright. Grows up to 6 ft. Tolerates heat and drought.